Academic studies have found that mental health parenting evaluations often take this self-sufficiency view of parenting.
Food in Calabria was pride, self-sufficiency and community all mixed together in one mouthful.
We want to get people out of poverty, in the middle class, on to lives of self-sufficiency.
But such an approach works against the traditional pride in self-sufficiency espoused by many in the American middle class.
I feel conservative in terms of limited government, individual responsibility, self-sufficiency — that sort of thing.
Accompanying ambition is a group of less admirable qualities, such as self-sufficiency and self-conceit.
She had lost her self-sufficiency and self-respect, and she was miserable.
It was in part a pride of accomplishment and a new affirmation of the self-sufficiency of the questing reason.
But for what he knew of this man, he could have laughed at his self-sufficiency.
The hand cannot say to the head, I have no need of thee, nor can the head utter the like speech of egotism and self-sufficiency.